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Butler, Anne; Monda-Amaya, Lisa – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2016
Challenging behavior can have adverse effects on both students and teachers, and preservice teachers often report feeling ill prepared to manage this behavior. The purpose of this study was to examine (a) preservice teacher perceptions of student and teacher behavior during scenarios of challenging behavior, (b) alternative solutions or strategies…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education, Student Attitudes, Behavior Problems
Peters, Scott J.; Engerrand, Kenneth G. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2016
The identification of gifted and talented students and the accompanying fact that most identification systems result in the underrepresentation of students from African American, Hispanic, Native American, English language learning, and low-income families are two of the most discussed and hotly debated topics in the field. This article provides…
Descriptors: Gifted, Identification, Equal Education, Excellence in Education
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Lee, Albert; Keung, Vera Mei-wan; Lo, Amelia Siu-chee; Kwong, Amy Chi-ming; Armstrong, Erin Sophie – Health Education, 2014
Purpose: Successful implementation of Health Promoting Schools (HPS) depends on putting the model in the schools' context for both health improvement and school improvement. HPS can only be effective if the change can be sustained over an extended duration. The purpose of this paper is to discuss development of the HPS process by University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, School Effectiveness, Self Evaluation (Groups)
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Cardinal, Bradley J.; Yan, Zi; Cardinal, Marita K. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2013
People's feelings toward physical activity are often influenced by memories of their childhood experiences in physical education and sport. Unfortunately, many adults remember negative experiences, which may affect their desire to maintain a physically active lifestyle. A survey that asked 293 students about recollections from their childhood…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Team Sports
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Hew, Khe Foon; Cheung, Wing Sum – Educational Research Review, 2013
Evidence-based practice in education entails making pedagogical decisions that are informed by relevant empirical research evidence. The main purpose of this paper is to discuss evidence-based pedagogical approaches related to the use of Web 2.0 technologies in both K-12 and higher education settings. The use of such evidence-based practice would…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Evidence, Computer Simulation, Web Sites
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Banks, Kathleen – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2013
The purpose of this article was to present a synthesis of the peer-reviewed differential bundle functioning (DBF) research that has been conducted to date. A total of 16 studies were synthesized according to the following characteristics: tests used and learner groups, organizing principles used for developing bundles, DBF detection methods used,…
Descriptors: Test Bias, Research, Tests, Student Characteristics
Mifsud, Mark C. – Online Submission, 2012
There is a considerable body of literature on research on environmental knowledge, attitude and action. A lot of research has occurred on the primary and secondary school populations and the general population. However, much less emphasis has been placed on studies that concern post-compulsory education students in the range from 16 to 18 years…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Knowledge Level, Attitudes
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Weerts, David J.; Ronca, Justin M. – Journal of Higher Education, 2006
In this study, quantitative and qualitative methods were used to identify factors that best explain variations in state appropriations for Carnegie Public Research I Universities during the late 1990s. A combination of cultural, political, and institutional factors emerged as critical elements accounting for differences in support including…
Descriptors: Differences, State Aid, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis
ACT, Inc., 2007
The time has come to improve the quality of core courses so that all students have equal opportunities to become prepared for postsecondary education and for work. The purposes of this report are to examine the gap between secondary and postsecondary education in the U.S. and to focus on successful strategies for eliminating this gap so that all…
Descriptors: High Schools, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Instructional Improvement
Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning, 2003
In this report on California's teaching force, the authors make two main points: (1) The state needs but does not yet have a system of teacher development that ensures that all who enter the classroom have the knowledge and skills they need to get their students to reach the academic standards the state has set; and (2) The existing distribution…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Academic Standards, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Qualifications
Graafland-Essers, Irma; Cremonini, Leon; Ettedgui, Emile; Botterman, Maarten – RAND Corporation, 2003
This report presents the current understanding of the advancement of the Information Society within the European Union and countries that are up for accession in 2004, and is based on the SIBIS (Statistical Indicators Benchmarking the Information Society) surveys and analyses per SIBIS theme and country. The report is unique in its coherent and…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Technological Advancement, Measurement
Graafland-Essers, Irma; Cremonini, Leon; Ettedgui, Emile; Botterman, Maarten – RAND Corporation, 2003
This report presents the current understanding of the advancement of the Information Society within the European Union and countries that are up for accession in 2004, and is based on the SIBIS (Statistical Indicators Benchmarking the Information Society) surveys and analyses per SIBIS theme and country. The report is unique in its coherent and…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Technological Advancement, Measurement
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Alt, Martha Naomi; Peter, Katharin – National Center for Education Statistics, 2002
"The Condition of Education" summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report, which is required by law, is an indicator report intended for a general audience of readers who are interested in education. The indicators represent a consensus of professional judgment on the most…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Educational Assessment, Educational Indicators, Educational Trends
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Wirt, John; Livingston, Andrea – National Center for Education Statistics, 2001
This publication contains a sample of the 59 indicators in "The Condition of Education 2001." Since 1870, the federal government has gathered data about students, teachers, schools, and education funding. As mandated by Congress, the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annually publishes a…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Indicators, School Statistics, Academic Achievement
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Wirt, John; Choy, Susan; Gerald, Debra; Provasnik, Stephen; Rooney, Patrick; Watanabe, Satoshi; Tobin, Richard; Glander, Mark – National Center for Education Statistics, 2001
To ensure reliable, accurate, and timely data, which are necessary to monitor the progress of education in the United States, Congress has mandated that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) produce an annual report, "The Condition of Education." This year's report presents 59 indicators of important developments and trends…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, School Statistics, Educational Trends, Educational Indicators